My new work should end up more child-like and free as I’ve made a commitment to spend the rest of my days reclaiming what has been taken from (really, conditioned out of) me.

My new work should end up more child-like and free as I’ve made a commitment to spend the rest of my days reclaiming what has been taken from (really, conditioned out of) me.

Working in oil these days with some of the finest paint around by Robert Doak, handmade in Brooklyn, NY.

Working in oil these days with some of the finest paint around by Robert Doak, handmade in Brooklyn, NY.

Should I open it? Daily drawings coming soon at http://evpo.st/1kRWtii.

Should I open it? Daily drawings coming soon at http://evpo.st/1kRWtii.

Look to the light.

Look to the light.

Doing some much needed cleansing…Over a decade’s worth of unsold, limited-edition silkscreen prints and posters in dumpster. Thanks and appreciation to all who have purchased my work. It’s now amongst the rarest stuff you own.

Doing some much needed cleansing…Over a decade’s worth of unsold, limited-edition silkscreen prints and posters in dumpster. Thanks and appreciation to all who have purchased my work. It’s now amongst the rarest stuff you own.

Detail of silkscreen on paper, too many colors to count.

Detail of silkscreen on paper, too many colors to count.

Some know me as “The Lucky Bunny Guy,” others as Rich de Simone. When doing this interview, I was asked what advice I’d give to aspiring artists. I said, “take a business class.” If I were to add anything else, I’d suggest taking up meditation very seriously. In future posts I’ll go into greater detail about establishing a meditation practice. For years I thought meditation was some new age hippy thing and have since learned otherwise. The benefits of mediating are immeasurable and makes establishing the habit a no-brainer.

Some know me as “The Lucky Bunny Guy,” others as Rich de Simone. When doing this interview, I was asked what advice I’d give to aspiring artists. I said, “take a business class.” If I were to add anything else, I’d suggest taking up meditation very seriously. In future posts I’ll go into greater detail about establishing a meditation practice. For years I thought meditation was some new age hippy thing and have since learned otherwise. The benefits of mediating are immeasurable and makes establishing the habit a no-brainer.

Hello, my name is Rich de Simone, I’m one of 7 billion artists out there. We’re all born artists and creators and I’m happy to share that with you. When I was a child people often laughed at me. These days, I’d rather folks laugh at my work.

Hello, my name is Rich de Simone, I’m one of 7 billion artists out there. We’re all born artists and creators and I’m happy to share that with you. When I was a child people often laughed at me. These days, I’d rather folks laugh at my work.

Painting in progress…Things took an unexpected turn which lead to sanding between coats. More work but the end result will be worth the effort. Reminded me that you can’t control the waves, you just gotta ride (or sand) them.

Painting in progress…Things took an unexpected turn which lead to sanding between coats. More work but the end result will be worth the effort. Reminded me that you can’t control the waves, you just gotta ride (or sand) them.

The comedy podcast I was on last year is being replayed because it was the highest downloaded episode. The comedy here is that I’m a visual artist, not a comedian. It’ll be up for a short time before being replaced with all new episodes. Hear me talk honestly about being an artist, why advertising sucks, poopy pants, Japanese tentacle porn and more! http://evpo.st/1jZyMnt

The comedy podcast I was on last year is being replayed because it was the highest downloaded episode. The comedy here is that I’m a visual artist, not a comedian. It’ll be up for a short time before being replaced with all new episodes. Hear me talk honestly about being an artist, why advertising sucks, poopy pants, Japanese tentacle porn and more! http://evpo.st/1jZyMnt